ESS-819CE8: Roman Coin : Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-819CE8

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period 330 - 331 AD (Reece Period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS type, reverse depicts Victory standing left on prow. Mint of Trier. RIC vol. VII, no. 530.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 034-C0181

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinople facing left
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANT]INOP[OLIS]

Reverse description: Victory standing facing left on prow of ship
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: TRP.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: West Wickham Parish

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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